Double Reed Day

Welcome to the Ithaca College Double Reed Day!

We look forward to providing an outstanding event for middle & high school double reed instrumentalists.

Register Today!


Date: Sunday, November 10, 2019
Location: Ithaca College School of Music

Ages: Participants must be in grades 7-12. (Please contact us if you are seeking special permission for younger participants.)
Participation Fee: Free


Events to Include:

  • Reed Making
  • Masterclasses for Oboe & Bassoon
  • Mass Double Reed Ensemble
  • ... and more!

Double Reed Day Schedule





8:15-8:50 a.m.


McHenry Lobby, Whalen Center for Music

Participants will check in and receive a final schedule for the day. Music provided by IC Woodwind Chamber Ensembles.

9:00 a.m.

Introductions and Warmup

Beeler Rehearsal Hall
(Whalen 3104)

A session with Profs. Morgan and Schillinger, and members of the IC Double Reed Studio.

10:15 a.m.

Reed Making

Beeler Rehearsal Hall (Whalen 3104) & Presser Rehearsal Hall (Whalen 3102)

Participants will learn the basics of reed making, and participate in a hands-on workshop.

12:00 p.m.


On-Campus Dining Hall

Provided, complimentary, by Ithaca College.

1:00 p.m.

Special Session

Presser Rehearsal Hall
(Whalen 3102)


2:00 p.m.

Oboe & Bassoon Master Classes

Presser Rehearsal Hall (Whalen 3102) & Iger Lecture Room (Whalen 2105)

Work with Profs. Morgan and Schillinger to excel on Oboe and Bassoon!

3:00 p.m.

Ithaca Double Reeds: Behind The Scenes

Presser Rehearsal Hall (Whalen 3102)

Participants will have the opportunity to speak with current double reed students about their experiences as musicians, as students at Ithaca College, and beyond!

4:00 p.m.

Double Reed Day-Palooza!

Presser Rehearsal Hall (Whalen 3102)

We'll show off today's hard work in a mass double reed concert! Invite your parents and friends!

4:30 p.m.

End of Day


Thanks for coming!